EMERGENCY MESSAGE: 3/2/2015 at 4:48 AM -- Refresh page to update message

Montgomery County Public Schools are closed today due to emergency weather conditions. All school and community activities in school buildings also are canceled. Administrative offices will open two hours late. Day care programs in school buildings may open at 10:30 a.m.

MENSAJES DE EMERGENCIA: 3/2/2015, 4:48 AM -- Refresque la página para actualizar mensaje

Todas las escuelas de Montgomery County Public Schools permanecerán cerradas el día de hoy debido a las condiciones de emergencia por tiempo inclemente. Todas las actividades escolares y comunitarias en los edificios escolares también quedan canceladas. Todas las oficinas administrativas abrirán dos horas más tarde. Programas de cuidado diario que funcionan en edificios escolares podrian abrir a las 10:30 a.m.

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How to Receive MCPS Emergency Information

MCPS Web: Home page


Weather-related messages are posted in English and Spanish.

Email: QuickNotes

Weather-related messages are sent in 6 languages (English, Chinese, French, Korean, Spanish, and Vietnamese).

Text and Email: Alert MCPS

Alert MCPS provides you with emergency information about school operations via text messages (i.e. SMS text or email messages) to devices you register. Signing up for Alert MCPS is free, but your wireless carrier may charge you a fee to receive text messages. This service is provided in collaboration with the Montgomery County government. Weather-related messages are sent in English and Spanish.

Text and Web: Twitter

A Twitter account allows you to follow MCPS text-message updates on your computer or on your cell or other mobile device. Twitter updates will include emergency message and other school system news.


TV: MCPS Cable Channels

Emergency announcements are posted on the following cable channels.

  • Comcast  Channel 34
  • Verizon Fios Channel 36
  • RCN Channel 89


Telephone Information Line: 301-279-3673

Recorded emergency information.

Telephone: Ask MCPS: 301-309-6277

Staff takes calls from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Mondays through Fridays, in English and Spanish.

Web: MCPS Newsfeed

Receive alerts and news on your computer.

TV and Radio: Local Stations

Tune in to local TV and radio stations for information.